U.S. Immigration and the Limits of Supporting Earth Resources by Walter Youngquist was originally published in The Social Contract 24, Number 3 (Spring 2014).
The problem of immigration and supply of supporting Earth resources can be expressed simply in the fact that more people use more resources. The physical standard of living is a function of how many resources each individual can command either directly or indirectly. Appointed by the President of the United States to consider the matter of optimum size of U.S. population, the […]
NPG is pleased to recommend Breaking New Ground: A Personal History, the autobiography of global environmental activist Lester Brown. Praised by the Washington Post as “one of the world’s most influential thinkers,” he is the winner of multiple honorary awards and has published several works on the global environmental movement. Brown’s efforts – including his […]
Thanks to Bill Ryerson of the Population Media Center for forwarding this informative summary of Richard Heinberg’s new book, “The End of Growth.” Bestselling author Richard Heinberg has a new book, “The End of Growth.” Richard Heinberg, one of the world’s foremost Peak Oil educators and best-selling authors, has just published his latest book, The End […]
Dr. Otis Graham, a venerable public historian with an impressive body of work on the eras of the progressive movement and The New Deal, ranks as the nation’s premier historian of America’s faltering efforts since World War II to rationalize its immigration policy. Graham has a unique perspective. He has observed, recorded and analyzed the […]
by Peter SeidelPrometheus Books, 2009 A Review by NPG’s David Simcox Prometheus Books New Releases – March 2009 Fiction 2045A Story of Our Futureby Peter Seidel “Peter Seidel’s novel gives us a sense of what life will be like in the future if we stay with our business-as-usual policies. It is an insightful, revealing read.” […]